5 things to know about ARPA-E

by Grayson Ullman • 2 years ago

The multimillion-dollar agency has been targeted for closure by the Trump administration, but Congress seems inclined to keep it thriving.

DOE asks Congress for $34M to build and research power grid’s cyber defenses

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

The U.S. Department of Energy, or DOE, quietly announced a proposed $34 million program, Monday, that it hopes can facilitate efforts to protect America’s energy infrastructure from hackers.

DOE proposes $15M fund to fight energy sector hacks

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

A proposed $15 million Energy Department fund announced Tuesday looks to improve the cybersecurity posture of the sector’s most vulnerable companies: smaller utility firms with less resources that typically supply energy to municipalities.

Experts call energy infrastructure cybersecurity bill ‘shortsighted’

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

Lawmakers fear that hackers will ramp up attacks against U.S. energy infrastructure and as a result, have crafted new legislation to help find solutions. Some cybersecurity experts, however, are skeptical of the Senate’s latest efforts.

New malware aimed at industrial systems found

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

U.S. power grid cyberattack: When, not if, says NSA chief

by Greg Otto • 3 years ago

It's only a matter of time before a nation-state executes a successful cyber attack that causes significant damage to critical infrastructure in the U.S., the head of the National Security Agency told an audience of corporate cybersecurity specialists.

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